Nafi Diallo, the woman who brought down DSK, the IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss Kahn

We know a little about the identity of the maid at the origin of the complaint for sexual assault against the IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, in a hotel in New York. She called Nafi Diallo. Mother, emigrated to the United States, his nationality of origin is still a matter of conjecture. Guinea?

“Police gave few details about the woman at the center of the case, except that she is 32 and she is an immigrant of African descent” in a sentence, the New York Times summarizes the few pieces of information confirmed the woman who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape. Following the arrest of the head of the International Monetary Fund, the information about the maid who says she was sexually assaulted at the Hotel Sofitel in New York, where resident Dominique Strauss-Kahn, are indeed rare and fragmented.

Before Judge New Yorker who inherited the case and has charged that Strauss-Kahn called Nafi Diallo is finally out … The history and life of Nafi Diallo, however, have only a few hours of anonymity: her experience she is a victim-and above all his charges just sent to prison on favorite for next polls French president in 2012;

“They are good neighbors,” said a neighbor, also immigrants of African origin. “Every time I see it, I’m happy because we come from Africa both. She never caused any problems to anyone. Not noisy, always kind, “he has testified.

The Wall Street Journal understands that the woman comes from Guinea and is the mother of two children. The tabloid New York Post also describes a 32 year old woman, originally from Africa and “worker”. This time she has a husband and “at least” one child, a girl of 16. Under the direction of the Sofitel Hotel where she works, the woman is employed “for three years” and gave “satisfaction” with his superiors. “His name is not specified by the newspaper because of the nature of the charges,” the New York Post. Hotel Sofitel, he did not wish to name the employee, pays its part the New York Times.
“She lives in the Bronx with his teenage daughter who, as the building manager, she moved a few months ago,” the New York Times. According to testimonies collected by the newspaper, the woman is “nice” and “a good person.”

Yet by the name of Ophelia that some messages from Twitter means the maid to comment on the case. A name that dares to give the Tribune using, with reservation, the conditional. Jounal for the origins of the maid is less certain: it is the original “Afro-American or Puerto Rican.” Les Echos, returning to the inconsistencies in the story, evoke a woman “of Senegalese origin according to some unconfirmed rumors.”

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